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No 6362

Wednesday 29 October 2014

Vol cxlv No 6

pp. 85–114



1 November, Saturday. All Saints’ Day. Scarlet Day.

2 November, Sunday. Commemoration of Benefactors. Scarlet Day. Preacher before the University at 11.15 a.m., The Reverend Canon Dr J. D. Maltby, N and W, Reader in Church History in the University of Oxford (Lady Margaret’s Preacher).

9 November, Sunday. Remembrance Sunday. Michaelmas Term divides.

11 November, Tuesday. Discussion at 2 p.m. in the Senate-House.

Discussions at 2 p.m.


11 November

29 November, Saturday at 2 p.m.

25 November

9 December

Notice of a Discussion on Tuesday, 11 November 2014

The Vice-Chancellor invites those qualified under the regulations for Discussions (Statutes and Ordinances, p. 111) to attend a Discussion in the Senate-House, on Tuesday, 11 November 2014, at 2 p.m. for the discussion of:

1. First-stage Report of the Council, dated 20 October 2014, on the development of the Greenwich House site (Reporter, 6361, 2014–15, p. 65).

Notice of benefactions

27 October 2014

The Vice-Chancellor gives notice that he has accepted with gratitude the following benefactions, of which both the capital and the income may be used:

(i)a benefaction of £500,000 from Newton Investment Management Limited, payable over five years, to support the Centre for Endowment Asset Management in Cambridge Judge Business School, during which period the Centre shall be known as the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management;

(ii)donations amounting to £408,295 and £476,721, which have been contributed by subscribers to appeals for support in the fitting out of Eton Fives and Rugby Fives courts respectively in the Sports Centre;

(iii)a benefaction of £250,000 pledged under the Gift Aid Scheme from Mrs Jiehan Guo and Mr Vincent Zhao, payable over five years, to support the Cambridge Rivers Project in the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology;

(iv)a benefaction of £159,500 from DNV GL to support scholarships for international undergraduate students studying Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, or Chemical Engineering, to be known as Amy Li Cambridge Scholarships and to be matched and administered by the Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust;

(v)a benefaction of £117,000 from the Frances and Augustus Newman Foundation to support a Newman Foundation Next Generation Studentship in Chemistry for three years;

(vi)a benefaction of £110,559 from the Polonsky Foundation, payable over two years, to support the Cambridge Interfaith Programme Summer Schools in 2014 and 2015.

The Vice-Chancellor has also accepted with gratitude a benefaction of £200,000 from an anonymous donor, to establish the Douglas Cashin Fund to support the study of Classics at the University, with a preference for providing assistance to those who might otherwise be deterred from such study by their financial circumstances. The Council is submitting a Grace to the Regent House (Grace 2, p. 105) for the approval of regulations to govern the Fund.

Amending Statutes for Hughes Hall

27 October 2014

The Vice-Chancellor begs leave to refer to his Notice of 14 August 2014 (Reporter, 6357, 2014–15, p. 2), concerning proposed amending Statutes for Hughes Hall. He hereby gives notice that in the opinion of the Council the proposed Statutes make no alteration of any Statute which affects the University, and do not require the consent of the University; that the interests of the University are not prejudiced by them, and that the Council has resolved to take no action upon them, provided that the Council will wish to reconsider the proposed Statutes if they have not been submitted to the Privy Council by 27 October 2015.